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    September 10, 2012
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>> hi. >> back now with more of "today" on a monday morning. it's the 10th of september, 2012. a terrific late summer morning here in new york city. it's beautiful out. >> gorgeous. >> temperares in the 70s today. perfect blue sky, and a nice crowd. i forgot to mention, and a nice crowd of people gathered here as well. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie and al roker. savannah has been acting as our guest deejay all morning. >> yes. >> and listening to some songs off her play list, and tomorrow, by the way, it's your time. >> that's right. i can't remember any of my songs.
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>> how did you do it in. >> used the most frequently played. >> i think we're listening to one of them. >> oh, no, this is mine. >> sorry. the smiths, you guys a big smith fan? >> my mer's maiden name is smith. >> i had every single record back in the '80s. nothing about me. >> meanwhile, kids are back in school. that means your lives are probably more hectic than ever. could also mean that you need to find really simple basic but healthy and good tasting snacks and dinners. coming up, we're going to share the best tasting packaged foods on the market. >> all right. and longtime viewers of the show know that both of you are kind of germophobes. is that fair to say? >> a little overblown. >> don't turn to me while you're talking. >> if anything, it's underblown. we know sometimes getting on a flight, it's full of germs. actually it turns out the airport itself is full of germs, so even more reason to be paranoid.
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>> hey. >> coming right up. >> i feel fantastic about that. plus later, we've got a 60-second style challenge to transition your wardrobe from summer to fall. >> also, just want to mention tomorrow is tuesday. that means it's time for today's professionals and joining dr. nancy and donny tomorrow, paula abdul. that's tomorrow and we look forward to paula being in the studio. >> let's get a check of the news with natalie morales over at desk. good morning, everyone. a final sprint to election day is on as candidates have just 57 days to go with boast conventions now wrapped up. president obama is leading the polls and has finally edged ahead of rival mitt romney in fund-raising. the obama campaign pulled in some $114 million in august, beating out the romney campaign for the first time since april. no school today for some 400,000 students in chicago where the teachers union has announced its first strike in 25 years. the city's mayor rahm emanuel is
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vowing to quickly end the strike in the country's third largest school district. some 140 schools will open today though to provide free lunches to eligible children, and city officials are deploying a heightened police presence to keep kids safe. a police officer who was part of president obama's motorcade escort during a campaign stop in florida sunday died after he was hit by a pickup truck. a spokesman said the president did not see the accident but was notified and said our thoughts and prayers are with the officer's family. the navy s.e.a.l. whose book "no easy day" recounts the death of osama bin laden spoke out for the first time. for the first time the s.e.a.l. calling himself mark owen appeared with his face and voice disguised talked about the moments just after he and his team shot osama bin laden. >> after osama bin laden is wounded, he's still moving. you shot him twice? >> four times. >> did you recognize him?
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>> no. you know, everybody thinks it's like you know it's him, no. to us at that time it could have been everybody. this is another brother, maybe a bodyguard. it doesn't matter. the point is to just continue clearing. >> the s.e.a.l. says his team was instructed to capture or kill the terror leader saying that they were not there to carry out an assassination. he said that they had to fatally shoot bin laden because they could not see if he had a weapon in his hands. yet another major win for tennis champ serena williams as she clinched her fourth u.s. open championship on sunday, her 15th grand slam title overall. number one seeded victoria azarenka won the second set, but williams powered back to win it all in the end. it's been a great summer for williams. in just the last ten weeks, she also won wimbledon and gold medals in singles and doubles at the olympics. well, the labor day weekend box office was the worst since 9/11. the top film, "the possession," grossed under $10 million,
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"lawless" took the second spot followed by "the words" and actress emma watson is now the most dangerous celebrity to search for online, knocking heidi klum out of the top spot. there's a 1 in 8 chance that searching for the harry potter star will land you on a malicious site. other top cyberbait celebrities include jessica beal. "gossip girl" star has tied the note with blake lively and also "how i met your mother" star married and have a 3-year-old daughter together. the father/daughter wedding dance is a time-honored tradition and lowe is a and her
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dad got things started off interestingly enough but they weren't going to stop with a simple box step so they had to let loose and have fun. well, their dance spanned several decades mashing up disco and hip-hop. love their style. six minutes past the hour now. let's go over to al with the weather. >> dad's got it going on. >> and so does daughter, she's great. >> let's see what we've got as far as your weather forecast for today. we are looking at some monsoonal moisture down through the southwest with an upper level low. that's going to bring a lot of rain anywhere from 1 to 3 inches and maybe even up to 5 inches in some areas. we have flash flood watches out through the southwest, and then we have fire danger, fire weather warnings, red flag warnings and fire weather watches from iowa all the way to the pacific northwest. breezy conditions. it's very dry and so we have the risk of more fires cropping up
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in the pacific northwest all the way into the central plains. >> good morning.ing it is a beautiful start on this monday. we expect mostly sunny skies as we head into the afternoon. and that's your latest weather. >> all right. al. on this morning's "take three" we share our take on hot topics and we're getting help from the one and only tony danza. all right. our first "take 3" has four. >> we showed you the viral video a little earlier on in trending
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that has a lot of people talking. over the weekend a son videotaped his mom sleepwalking and posted the video on youtube. take a look. >> the tomato cage. >> the tomato cage? >> yeah, i was doing a special thing for the tomato cage and it wouldn't open. >> and where is this tomato cage? >> some place. >> come on, nick. >> even better is this video. he showed his mother the tape, and you see the reaction. apparently this one has gone viral to the tune of 1.8 million hits on youtube, probably even more now. >> oh, she's got a dance move. >> tony, like that dance move? >> well, yeah. >> catch phrases, tomato cage. >> is this what happened to tom brokaw? >> she's apparently taking something to sleepwalk, according to the son. >> does sound a little dangerous. >> could have hurt herself. >> good thing she has pajamas on. >> would you be upset? >> wouldn't it be hilarious if i
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tape my mom. >> my mom would have killed me. >> yeah. >> and then she went out and she robbed a bank. >> i suspect -- >> look at this. she's got like a waltz routine. it's pretty funny. take a look at her feet. >> yeah. >> how about --. >> i don't know. >> good enough to show you again. >> sorry mom. >> the question is would you be upset? >> absolutely. >> please e-mail, tweet us, if you'd be upset. >> that lady's got to stop drinking. >> al, you have some strong feelings about what went on at the u.s. open, serena and victoria azarenka. >> my family and i were watching during dinner and the noise she makes, listen to this. have you heard this.
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i mean, it's like curly howard. >> i was sitting there, the grunt, it's so long, that by the time the ball goes across the net and comes back she's still on that other grunt. >> this is just -- you know, sometimes i play softball and i pitch, and the ball is hit right back at me, like a line drive, i scream just before it hits me. >> but it doesn't last lore a long time. >> isn't that part of martial arts. >> yeah. >> it helps her with the power. >> i want to show you something, i didn't see myself at dnc last week in charlotte but this guy, a traffic cop directing, got really into his job. let's watch. >> oh, look at that. >> i know. >> yeah. oh, there we go. >> i like it.
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>> there's a giant traffic jam all around him. >> no cars. they are all so mesmerized. >> is that what happens, nobody is watching. >> definitely stopping traffic. >> i liked the lady in the pajamas better. >> finally, tony, you brought us a treat. >> i didn't bring this, but this is bizarre. >> okay. >> candy corn oreos, okay. so, in other words, they found a way to match these two. i don't know if i'd eat that on a bet. >> but you're going to. >> like the filling on the inside. >> what you canned see is how these smell. there's a very strong smell. >> that would be empty calories. >> how do you eat your oreo? >> that's just wrong. >> i'm not a big fan of candy corn to begin with. >> me either. >> i don't think it tastes too bad. i like the idea about it. >> it's all about halloween. >> limited edition. >> limited edition. if you want, al will autograph this for you, and you can have it. >> some things shouldn't be combined. >> it's not that bad. >> that's what i think.
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it's pretty good. >> tony danza, thank. >> and come back any time. >> second prize is -- >> i'd like to thank the academy. >> coming up next, the ultimate guide to the best packaged foods for women, probably not in there, and in our next half hour, fall's hottest accessory. the best fall handbags. but first these messages. [ female announcer ] how do you define your moment? the blissful pause just before that rich sweetness touches your lips. the delightful discovery, the mid-sweetening realization that you have the house all to yourself. well, almost. the sweet reward, making a delicious choice that's also a smart choice. splenda no-calorie sweetener. with the original sugar-like taste you love and trust. splenda makes the moment yours.
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dentists are happy to have something that they can recommend to their patients. pronamel iso-active does everything that pronamel can do but gives you a different experience. the gel starts off on the toothbrush and expands into a very fine foam. that's what helps it get into those hard to reach areas where acid goes. it feels very clean very fresh. dentists that i call on and see every day recommend pronamel. pronamel iso-active can protect against the effects of acid erosion. it's really important to protect your enamel because you only get one shot at it. back now. this morning the best of the best when it comes to packaged foods. "women's health" magazine is out with its annual list tomorrow and here with a sneak peak is registered diet contributor and dietician carrie glassman. good morning. we're all eating a lot of packaged foods because it's convenient and faster.
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>> real food is the way to go and as you said convenience wins and sometimes that means packaged foods. that's why "women's health" flag scene scoured the aisles to pick the best 125 packaged foods, taking into consideration, of course, cost, availability and nutrition and taste because it's got to taste good. >> you're reading the labels very carefully for nutrition and salt content and all of that i imagine as well, sugar, right? >> looking at the nutrition panel and ingredient list as well. >> let's get started. starting off with cereal. good blek fast choice to get started here in the morning. you need your fiber. what do we see in terms of the cereal we pick? >> the rule of thumb is more than five grams of fiber and less than ten grams of sugar and keep all of those bad unhealthy ingredient away like high fructose corn syrupvht. >> vht. >> nature's best, six grams of sugar and no artificial
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ingredients like dyes so if you have one of the high sugar cereals you're addicted to, swap this in. >> the dark chocolate in there. that looks good to me. the steel cut oats here. >> cook in half the time as the slow-cooked oats. >> good. granola cereal here. >> the bare naked fit almond crisp, one cup, 230 calories, seven grams of finer and seven grams of protein and it's under that ten grams of sugar, loaded with great healthy ingredients like chia seeds and delicious coconut. >> packs a punch. let's move over here. don't have to deprive yourself when it comes to snacks, crackers and chips. found some winners. >> sometimes you need that crunch and the rule of thumb is stick to snacks that are about 100 to 200 calories, and, again, keep the unhealthy ingredients away like hydrogenated oils. here we have boom chicka pop. this is clean, delicious, 120
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calories for 2 1/2 cups. >> nuts here, pistachios. >> nuts a great choice. what i love about these is chili powder, you get that capcaisin chip. >> and i love these sweet potato chips. >> everybody wants a chip, sweet potatoes are good for you and the barbecue is really satisfying, can you stick to the 14 chips with 140 calories. >> as i crunch my way. tell me about the sweet treats. >> use portion control and try to get a little bit of nutrition in when you're indulging. i love the newman's own, five of them is 140 calories and when you eat things in small bite-sized portions you end up eating less calories sometimes. >> okay. >> one pop, the same amount of sugar as the same piece of fruit. a piece of fruit is much better, but if you need that frozen treat, this is a great option. >> for the kid a great summer
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snack. okay. >> this cozy shack rice pudding, really watch portion control but you'll never make pudding on your own at home. >> that's true. it is delicious. last categories, fruits and veggies. >> the veggie wedgies, fun to say wedgies, and you get in broccoli in here. >> really. >> a great way to sneak them in here. >> my kids hate their veggies, that's a good way to do it. thanks so much. the full list is in the women "women's health" issues. coming up next, defending yourself against all those germs at the airport right after this. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely.
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i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across the country. we hired three thousand people just last year. bp invests more in america than in any other country. in fact, over the last five years, no other energy company has invested more in the us than bp. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. today, our commitment to the gulf, and to america, has never been stronger. hi. we're spreading the word about new honey bunches of oats fruit blends and their unique taste combinations. like peach/raspberry. with one flavor in the granola bunch and one on the flake. two flavors. in harmony. honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better.
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there's a place where the sky is always blue and the kids always eat their vegetables. because the salad there is always served with the original hidden valley ranch. lt's the way ranch is supposed to taste. and try new italians and vinaigrette's from hidden valley.
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for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. this morning's today's health, the secret germs at the airport and some of the nastiest germs found inside the airport. the author of "what the yuck" joins us. >> good morning, al. >> bring stuff to clean with you. >> bring stuff to clean with
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you, airports, huge numbers coming in and out from all over the world. you want to wipe down your hands and wash as quickly and as often as possible, and when you think about the passport that you're hand together security check person they are touching your documents as well. >> same with the tickets. >> same with the tickets, the kiosks where you ent you are your information to get the ticket, wipe down afterwards. >> i cannot believe people going through the security checkpoint walking barefoot. >> wear your socks, no holes preferably because if you're barefoot you're exposed to people's foot fungus and other germs because people are walking around on these things and watch out for the bins, people putting their dirty phones, putting the cell phone in there and putting it up to your face. keep your cell phone in a plastic bag, same thing with makeup and any loose foodite sgle else. >> once we get on the plane --
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>> not cleaning these things as much as they should be. wipe down the tray, the arm rest and the seat itself, especially where your head is coaching. you're being exposed to all the germs. >> what about the bathroom. >> the worst part of the plane. >> what a shock. >> it's so small, difficult not to touch things, even if you're being careful but if you have to go, use a paper towel and not try to touch anything. >> and use the paper towel to try to get out of the door. >> absolutely. the door handle is the worst. >> if you're lucky enough, probably not as clean as you want it to be. the blankets are loose, not in a plastic container. friends of mine find hairs and all sorts of things. same thing with the pillow, if you want a pillow, bring your own. >> and lastly, your baggage. >> not out of the woods even after the flight. they are throwing the bags around, in a baggage compartment, could be in the floor, give it a wipedown before you bring it much further in your house. >> and check it for hotel
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bedbugs. >> check for bed before bugs. >> just stay home, don't travel. >> or find a friend with a private plan. i don't have any, but i wish i do. >> we've got your local news coming up next. donut cookies chips, chips,...! silence those tempting thoughts with new light & fit greek. its creamy thick texture helps satisfy you. it has twice the protein of regular lowfat yogurt. and at 80 calories it's the lightest greek yogurt with fruit. cupcake! it's not gonna happen. new light & fit greek. be light and fit and satisfied. a digital scanning system five times more precise. helping you see perfectly. that's precision. ♪ lenscrafters. ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now...
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services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> beautiful start this monday. in the but breezy, but nice. i number heat between 75 and 80 degrees. highs in the upper 70's 2 around 80 degrees. next chance for rain late saturday into sunday. saturday into sunday. and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit.
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she says she's from your group and seems crazy so i believe her. >> really. did you tell her that i was here? here you are at my office. that's fun. what's going on? >> nothing. what's up with you? >> well, i'm working, so that's why i'm here at work. >> yeah. >> matthew perry on his new nbc comedy "go on." of course, we all remember him as chandler on "friends." this time around he's playing a bitter and broken sports talk radio host in group therapy. somebody say "countdown with keith olbermann." he'll be all about here tomorrow on "today." meanwhile coming up you've got a 60-second challenge.
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>> that's right. the calendar says it's time to put await summer clothes. au contraire. how to stretch your summer wardrobe into fall and make the 60-second transition. >> everyone loves a new back and we'll show you what's hot this fall, color, texture, pattern, everything is in. >> that's what i think about a pot luck meal. we've got creative ways and ideas on how to transport your goodies to the party. >> but before a check of the weather. >> gorgeous weather in the east. rain down in south florida. heavy rain through the southwest. a few showers in the pacific northwest. beautiful around the great lakes. going to be a little on the breezy side. looking ahead towards tomorrow, the gorgeous weather stays in the eastern half of the country. a few showers down through southern florida. the heat is back in texas, on into the mid-plains. more hot weather in the southwest, through southern california. sunny and mild from the pacific northwest into the plains with
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some breezy conditions. that's what's going on >> good morning. it is a beautiful start on this monday. you could see a few clouds and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al. coming up next, transforming summer styles to fall in just 60 seconds. get your watches going, or less. but first, these messages. ryan crest with justin bieber this week? is there stuff that's of a limits. >> and then matthew perry is here talking about his new friends and he's got his new
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bring a smile to kids who need it the most. how can you change . this morning on today's style, a 60-second style challenge. we're embracing the transition from summer to fall. this can take no time at all or specifically 60 seconds, right? >> all you need is a little creativity, the right basics and one minute. >> let's go through the summer looks one by one. >> the models have something left over from the summer, a tank top and shorts and a maxi skirt, huge trend, still carries over to fall and kelly down there in a printy dress, a dress
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you wore all summer to the wedding and at the very end, everyone's favorite, greta is in a pair of white jeans. >> i'm anxious to see how you pull those off for fall. so start our 60-second clock. ladies, are you ready? okay. they are excited. they are going to change into a fall look. you ready. >> ready. go. start the clock. >> you think generally speaking, layering can change a summer look into a fall look. >> layering is absolutely critical here and what you want to do with the layers is add texture and mix fabrics when you're laying and here's the thing. doesn't take a lot of money to buy a couple of pieces that you can layer over the summer essentials. >> want to wear the summer essentials because you've spent the money on them. >> buying new fall staff, most of this is under $50 so you can still be stylish and on trend for fall and on budget which is so important. you don't have to buy a whole new wardrobe because it's a season. >> you guys did rehearse this.
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>> 60 seconds. >> was it hard to pull this off, and they were like, yeah. >> got 15 seconds. >> how are they doing, by the way? >> there's no test involved. >> raise your hand if you're done. >> okay. >> didn't even need an entire minute. >> okay, and there's buzzer. let's go one by one and start with the shorts which a lot of people are wondering how do you make that work for fall. >> just like a skirt. add tight or something in the bottom. because it's not quite winter, added a wool kneesock from dkny and boots with a wedge from victoria's secret, under $80 and, of course, the critical piece is a knit sweater in a light color. wear pale pinks in the fall and a fantastic scarf and how cute are her gloves with the sweater. >> great job. >> and then the maxi skirt. >> i love the max irs skirt for the fall. watch the proportion with the
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jackets that you pair it w.add a cropped motorcycle jacket, this from h & m, under $50 and her look is really about the accessories. got a great fall felt hat which makes a statement, under 20 bucks and her boots are fantastic, an ankle fold-over boot, must have for fall. she looks so adorable. i love then tire look. >> with the maxie look you don't want anything too flowy. >> you want a pulled together look. >> the summer dress, how did kelly do this? >> layer it with an unexpected piece. a turtleneck over a dress turns it into a skirt. any turtleneck, basic black navy, throw it over the summer dress, add ankle boots, black ankle boots are perfect for the fall and in the fall add tight t.creates a long line, uninterrupted and very visually slimming, the black tight with the black ankle boots. >> putting on tight in 60
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seconds. >> won't try that. >> next time. >> we'll go for that one. >> last but not least greta and her white jeans. >> so white is one of my favorites for the fall, but you need to add different textures so we've added a cream chunkiness sweater from macy's, the only piece that was right about $100, a piece you can carry with you through the fall and winter and added texture in the bag. to me this bag looks so polished and perfect for the new season and is wearing what might be my favorite shoes for the entire fall. they are these gorgeous deep burgundy velvet bumps from h & m, under $50 and the reason to do a dark shoe is that helps anchor the lighter white winter lack. >> you're not a person who says you can't wear white after labor day. >> you absolutely can. breaking all the codes. >> thank you so much. really gave you a challenge. you met it. thank you. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> coming up next, the hottest bags for fall right after this. copd makes it hard to breathe,
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back now with the best bags for fall. the runways are full of colorful looks, bold textures and big patterns. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. >> looks like anything goes for fall when it comes to handbags. a variety of different choices and options and ways to go. >> that's right. >> there's not one iconic it back for this season, a whole variety, whether we're talking price, trend, pattern or color.
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>> shape and size. >> okay. a lot here. we've got every price range, too, on the table. let's start with this bag here which is the splurge, and this is the studded bag but also cobalt blue, two trends in one. >> two trends in one. >> there you go. >> and this is from nouveau, been so hot that it's coming back to the website in another two weeks. you know, this has sort of a work sort of vibe. >> yeah. >> and the studded look brings out your inner rock chic and something you can wear during work and the weekend so that's our splurge bag. >> okay. this is a steel version of it. >> here to abolish that rule of no wearing white -- certainly can wear it white after labor day, do it in this bag, you get the structure and ladiness with a little bit of an edge and it's only $25, sorry $50. >> these are two bags from kohl's, right? >> this is the gold and black
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which is a big trend, too. >> beautiful all-over studding, very elegant. >> and this is vieda, little stick red with studding onterm the kind of bag can you throw it on with a very basic outfit and adds in the personality. >> look for the metallic accents. speaking of metallic, metallic bags are in as well, this is from ivanka trump's collection. >> ivanka trump. metallic bags aren't just for evening, a lot of women think that, but can play well during the day as well >> the splurge is $175. >> who knows luxury better than she does. great tufted elements on the bag, from steal, only $13. wear this with something upscale or more casual. >> a nice clutch. and over here, these two bags, where are they from? >> jennifer lopez for kohl's and vera wang for kohl's. this is your best friend. talking about shifting the
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contents of your bag constantly. >> which i don't do. >> this will take you right through the season, every day of the week, the weekend. it's a great, great bag. >> perfect. >> and this one is very special, very glam. >> more evening-like. >> yes, in a very square shape, and this quilting, always telegraphs luxury and has a little bit of distressing. all me at allics but very different. >> and from that trend to the box clutches, the splurge is $165, that goes with any dress? >> this is inga christopher. it's black and has instant wearability but when you put it under the light. >> lots of color patterns. >> you can wear it with a lot more colors. >> okay. and then some other kinds here. >> this is the steal, only $25, and what i love about it, it's -- it's cut kind of like a gemstone so it has a special aspect there. >> that's pretty. >> back to the cobalt plus from hand picked, cobalt blue pops so
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well off of a lot of colors like ivory and black. it's a fun departure from your safer colors for fall. >> this is lady like. >> you can dress this up or down, luxurious and can look distressed as well. >> over here. animal print bags, and you're seeing the animal print everywhere. now this is the splurge by madewell, good old across-the-body bag. >> wear it over the shoulder or cross-body. and with animal prints, there's so many patterns to choose, from and a lot of people think this is a specific type of fashion personality, not necessarily. this is a bag you can wear to work. it's very classic. it's $25. >> very neutral. >> a lot of people think of the leopard pattern and think it doesn't look right with pink but it kind of goes with everything. >> jennifer lopez for kohl's bag. this is python, love python because it's on a smaller scale and then you get a lovely
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palette of neutral colors, like ecru and browns. mixes into a lot of people's wardrobes. >> this is a clutch or nice handbag. >> wear it to an evening event or during the daytime. hide the strap. this is a beautiful bag. >> lots of great stuff here. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> thank you for scoping it out for us. coming up next, perfecting the pot luck meal, but first this is "today" on nbc.
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perfecting a pot luck feast. a great way to prepare great food and spend time with friends. >> part of the problem. >> it's a great idea bringing stuff. >> it doesn't matter if you're going to a tailgate, a back-to-school party, sunday pot luck, there's some tricky items
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that we've got some trips for you, but first a hostess gift. >> you don't always think about that when it's pot luck because everybody is bringing something, still a host or hostess. a clever way to wrap two bottles of wine or two bottles of sparkling water, a nice new kitchen towel. picked a pretty fall color. kind of like a giant tootsie roll so we want to make sure -- >> the world may never know. >> just stand up the bottles like this, and tuck this little side in there and tuck the top together. >> so they are protected. >> this is your carrying and also a lift gift for your hostess. >> very nice. >> so we have one right there finished in another fall color, and you can take it just like that. >> that's pretty cool, nice little token. >> sometimes you want to bring drinks and bring them in mason jars because they already have tops on them. >> come with tops, easy to transport. keep that box that you bought them in. this is a cocktail, do some for
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adults, a mocktail, rum in here and a little bit of mint. ask you to put ice in there. and for the kids, smaller mason jars. >> wait to put the ice in until you get to the party. >> don't be shy. get right in there. >> okay. >> just trying to be a little sanitary. >> add some ice. >> it's sanitary. >> washed your hands before. >> i sure did. >> of course i did, al. >> of course. >> and give it a shake. and then you just serve them as is, just like this, and for the kids pink lemonade. it's the fall, do apple crider. >> there really is rum in there. >> there is rum in there. good morning, al. >> you couldn't smell at that coming at you a mile away. so we'll take you from that. >> this is a nice appetizer. >> this is a nice appetizer and a great way to transport deviled eggs or something like figs. this is a used egg container, washed it out.
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this is a nice ripe fig, nice and ripe and you can put a little bit of feta in there. >> could you use blue cheese. >> whatever you want, and the feta is already rolled in mint, and then you can put that in there. >> i notice you've got a little bit of honey. >> a little bit of honey, night light honey, just a little bit, and then i have some almonds here. >> yeah. and we can finish the rest of them. >> you can use almonds and macadamia nuts, toasted walnuts, whatever your favorite is. >> soup. >> soup is tough to transport. this is a great looking lid pitcher. it's a corn soup. pour that right into the bowl. a beautiful way to transport and easy way to serve it, once you get there. >> and if you're bringing a main dish, this is a terrific idea, do a slow roasted beef barbecue brisket and bring the whole thing right there. >> the whole roaster, not too early to start using your slow cooker. this has beer, bacon, cook it
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long enough, falls apart, and then the eastiest one of all, always think we have more time than we do, an iced kaloua coffee drink already made. pick them up on your pot luck, come in three decadent flavors, mocha, espresso. >> is there alcohol in there? >> already has alcohol in there. >> fooled me once. >> all right. >> this is the already made dessert for you. >> thank you so much. >> coming up, kathie lee and hoda hanging out with blake shelton. >> but first your local news and weather. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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